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Western Digital External HD failure

by laxman928 / January 27, 2008 6:04 AM PST

I have an older WD external HD called a Series 2 USB 2.0. Recently when i plug the drive into the power source the green LED in the front blinks constantly. My computer doesn't even recognize the drive. I was wondering if there was anyone with a similar problem and got it fixed or the drive is totally busted and i just lost everything that is on it.

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Link, comment.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 27, 2008 6:08 AM PST
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I Have A W D drive not recognised.
by paulhanna / February 2, 2008 2:10 AM PST

I have just purchased a WD Passport 120 gig external drive and i am getting a message that the drive is not recognised it`s an unkowwn device and has malfunctioned, my pc is P4 2.8ghz Xp sp2 and i have a lacie 500 gig drive connected through usb no problems. I am waiting for Western Digital to get back to me, i will keep you informed.

Ps, any help and advice will be appreciated.


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(NT) Get it tested on other machines.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 2, 2008 3:19 AM PST
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